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Species Account for Graptopeltus lynceus

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Graptopeltus lynceus  (Fabricius, 1775)
Heteroptera: Lygaeidae

Graptopeltus lynceus Copyright: Peter Harvey

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Essex RDB: Listed

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Graptopeltus lynceus
Graptopeltus lynceus

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Taxonomic group: true bugs (Heteroptera) - Part county data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
National trend: Past decline; possible recent increase

Species text
This bug is recorded from southern England, particularly the south-east. It is associated with Boraginaceae, particularly Viper's-bugloss Echium vulgare. It is found in dry, open, sunny situations, most often on sand. References

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